The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Engineer
Rank 545 528 534
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 95 107 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 56
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £223 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 77 £375 +3.80% 7
London -33 27 £375 -11.76% 4
South East -11 26 £388 +6.89% 1
Scotland -6 16 £405 +92.85% 1
Renfrewshire - 14 £405 - 1
Erskine - 14 £405 -
Hampshire +3 10 £375 -
City of London +34 8 £381 +5.90% 1
North East -25 8 £310 -
Tyne and Wear -30 7 £310 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £310 -
South West 0 6 £375 +45.63%
Gloucestershire - 6 £375 -
Kent - 5 £444 -
Berkshire +9 4 £363 -17.14% 1
North West -8 4 £375 +70.45% 1
Surrey -14 4 £420 +23.52%
Gloucester - 4 £375 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £425 -
Hook - 3 £328 -
East Midlands +5 2 £350 -
Winchester -5 2 - -
West Midlands -21 2 - - 1
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Northamptonshire +9 1 £350 -
East of England +9 1 £390 +56.00%
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Yorkshire -2 1 - -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 92 (58.97%) SAN
2 68 (43.59%) EMC
3 66 (42.31%) Windows
4 57 (36.54%) VMware
5 53 (33.97%) Security Cleared
6 45 (28.85%) NetApp
7 41 (26.28%) HP
8 39 (25.00%) Linux
8 39 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 36 (23.08%) Unix
10 35 (22.44%) Microsoft
11 32 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (17.95%) Cisco
12 28 (17.95%) Migration
12 28 (17.95%) Windows Server
13 25 (16.03%) Data Centre
14 24 (15.38%) Change Control
14 24 (15.38%) NAS
15 23 (14.74%) Finance
15 23 (14.74%) EMC VNX
16 22 (14.10%) Replication
17 19 (12.18%) Brocade
18 18 (11.54%) NetBackup
19 15 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
19 15 (9.62%) Fibre Channel
20 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
21 13 (8.33%) Banking
22 12 (7.69%) Change Management
22 12 (7.69%) IBM
22 12 (7.69%) ITIL

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.92%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.56%) Office 365
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 92 (58.97%) SAN
2 24 (15.38%) NAS
3 15 (9.62%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (4.49%) iSCSI
5 6 (3.85%) Firewall
6 3 (1.92%) DNS
6 3 (1.92%) FCoE
7 2 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.28%) FTP
8 1 (0.64%) DHCP
8 1 (0.64%) LAN
8 1 (0.64%) LDAP
8 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.64%) WAN
8 1 (0.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 23 (14.74%) Finance
2 13 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Military
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.74%) EMC VNX
3 22 (14.10%) Replication
4 10 (6.41%) CLARiiON
5 8 (5.13%) EMC VMAX
5 8 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.49%) Celerra
7 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.85%) Symmetrix
8 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.56%) Clustering
9 4 (2.56%) HP Storage
9 4 (2.56%) VCE vBlock
10 3 (1.92%) FlexPod
11 2 (1.28%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.28%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.28%) IBM XIV
11 2 (1.28%) Video Editing
12 1 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (42.31%) Windows
2 39 (25.00%) Linux
3 36 (23.08%) Unix
4 28 (17.95%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.77%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (4.49%) HPUX
7 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.21%) AIX
8 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.21%) Solaris
9 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.64%) SUSE
10 1 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.95%) Migration
2 24 (15.38%) Change Control
3 15 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (7.69%) Change Management
4 12 (7.69%) ITIL
5 9 (5.77%) Data Migration
5 9 (5.77%) Mentoring
5 9 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.21%) Project Management
7 5 (3.21%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (2.56%) Capacity Management
9 3 (1.92%) High Availability
9 3 (1.92%) Service Management
9 3 (1.92%) Software Distribution
9 3 (1.92%) Storage Virtualisation
10 2 (1.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (2.56%) Perl
3 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.28%) VB
3 2 (1.28%) VBScript
4 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (33.97%) Security Cleared
2 39 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.85%) Degree
5 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.28%) MCSA
6 2 (1.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.64%) CCNP
7 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) EMCISA
7 1 (0.64%) EMCSA
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.64%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) BS7799
System Software
1 32 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (5.77%) NFS
4 8 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.49%) vSphere
6 2 (1.28%) StorNext
6 2 (1.28%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.28%) Xsan
7 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.64%) Firmware
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.64%) Samba
7 1 (0.64%) vCloud
7 1 (0.64%) VMFS
7 1 (0.64%) Xen
7 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 12 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 9 (5.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (4.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (3.85%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.92%) SCCM
8 2 (1.28%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.28%) SCOM
8 2 (1.28%) vMotion
8 2 (1.28%) vRealize
9 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.64%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.64%) OpenView
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.64%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 68 (43.59%) EMC
2 57 (36.54%) VMware
3 45 (28.85%) NetApp
4 41 (26.28%) HP
5 35 (22.44%) Microsoft
6 28 (17.95%) Cisco
7 19 (12.18%) Brocade
8 12 (7.69%) IBM
9 11 (7.05%) 3PAR
10 9 (5.77%) Oracle
11 8 (5.13%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.49%) Dell
13 4 (2.56%) SAP
13 4 (2.56%) Symantec
13 4 (2.56%) Veritas
14 3 (1.92%) arcserve
14 3 (1.92%) Hitachi
14 3 (1.92%) StorageTek
14 3 (1.92%) Sun
15 2 (1.28%) Apple
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